Potential astronaut to speak in Tecom at the weekend

Potential astronaut to speak in Tecom at the weekend

Mission Mars kicks off.

Head to cafe Scientifique Dubai on Friday to meet a man who might be travelling to Mars.

Dubai resident Mikolaj Zeilinski was one of 200,000 hopefuls who applied for the chance to establish the first ever human colony on the red planet, and has made it down to the final 705 applicants.

He will be the guest speaker at the event in the Biorganics Store, Tecom, which takes place from 5pm to 6.30pm.

There will also be a debate on whether or not a one-way trip to Mars is desirable. Arguing for is occupation-al therapist and vocational specialist Adam Griffin, and arguing against is primary school principal Christopher McDermott.Café Scientifique Dubai meetings are free to attend and held on the last Friday of every month.

The goal is to create a forum in which attendees can explore the latest ideas in science and technology, as well as debate issues. See www.cafescidubai.com.

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